Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
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In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.
Many Australians adopt children from other countries. There are legal implications surrounding overseas adoptions both in Australia and in the child's country.
If you're pregnant and planning to travel overseas, research your destination before you go. Being informed about the risks will help you manage them.
A community hub for Smartraveller information and advice in Arabic (العربية).
Information for Australians going overseas for surrogacy. Learn about types of arrangements, laws, citizenship and visas.